Wire Drawing

A specialist product line for over 120 years, Germ-Allcard non-ferrous wire drawing lubricants are formulated to provide the optimum balance of lubrication and cleanliness. This provides excellent drawing die and capstan protection, long emulsion life and consistent production. Recognised by internationally by major OEMs, the product line is suitable for all machinery types and marketed worldwide.


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Wire Drawing, Non-Ferrous, Rod to Super-Fine

Semi-synthetic and full synthetic lubricants for the drawing of all wire sizes and material types from the heavy duty wires of bar, trolley and rod to the smallest super-fine wires to seven microns, 0.007mm. (AWG 60).

Wire Drawing, Emulsions for Aluminium & Technical Papers

Semi-synthetic emulsions and neat oils for the drawing of aluminium and aluminium alloys, published technical papers to show the benefits and potential cost savings for using emulsions in aluminium drawing.

Development & Safety

Our extensive range of wire drawing lubricants ensures a suitable product for every non-ferrous application, we also pride ourselves in ensuring that our products are fully compliant with global environmental and chemical legislation. Thousands of hours are invested in product development, often using unique equipment for drawing applications to ensure the optimum balance of product performance without compromising high standards of safety for operators and minimising our impact on the environment.

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Our Expert

Stuart Duff

Stuart has been working for Q8Oils since 1985 and is very experienced in all aspects of Metal Manufacturing.

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